Posts Tagged ‘ Osama bin Laden ’

The moderate Muslim

December 13, 2012
Ahmed Shafee
The moderate Muslim

The YouTube was recently made re-accessible and I downloaded a couple of songs — one old and one new, because I enjoy both, then the Gangnam style phenomenon
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Blowing up bin Laden’s house

March 7, 2012
Kayes Ahmed
Blowing up bin Laden’s house

As the night fell on Saturday February 25, 2012 in Abbottabad, Pakistan, the mechanised backhoes moved in and started demolishing the house bin Laden had lived for seven years
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Knowing the bad guys

May 6, 2011
Ramya Sarma
Knowing the bad guys

The news is full of it. And that does not imply what it commonly does in everyday casual lingo, honest! I was actually speaking of the locating and killing of Osama bin Laden, which fascinating topic has been the focus of all and every television news channel, newspaper, magazine (when printing schedules permit) and...
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Bin Laden and Pancho Villa

Bin Laden and Pancho Villa

We Americans have relatively short memories, history-wise. Monday morning, I awoke to the report that American Navy Seals had taken out Osama Bin Laden, the bad seed of the billionaire Saudi family. After the kids left for school, we went out to the diner for our Monday morning breakfast.
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The meaning of Bin Laden’s death

May 3, 2011
Hasan Zillur Rahim
The meaning of Bin Laden’s death

Justice must be served because, unlike revenge, justice is a moral imperative. Without justice, there can be no peace, no progress and no closure. With the commando raid in Abbottabad that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden, there is now a sense of closure, not just for the families of the victims of...
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Hosting Osama…

May 3, 2011
Rubana Huq
Hosting Osama…

The entire neighbourhood of Agarpur is talking about the dead body that has just shown up on their shore. It’s well wrapped in an unstitched piece of white cloth with the hair well hidden and the empty sockets that once hosted the eyes. A small boy of six years of age discovered the body...
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Osama is dead, but is the world safer?

May 2, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Osama is dead, but is the world safer?

Thirteen years after declaring war on America, Osama bin Laden is dead at American hands. In an operation run by American forces deep in Pakistan and next to its Military Academy, Osama died resisting. His son and few other relatives also died in the operation. Much of the world will heave a sigh...
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